Colleen Garcia temp

 

Colleen García

Of Counsel cgarcia@thsh.com 212-508-6793

Colleen Garcia temp

Colleen García

Of Counsel cgarcia@thsh.com 212-508-6793

Biography

Colleen García is Of Counsel with Tannenbaum Helpern’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice. Colleen advises clients in connection with cyber security incident preparedness and response, advising on legal and regulatory data privacy compliance, drafting and negotiating technology products and services agreements, and drafting and revising privacy policies and terms of use. Colleen is CIPP/US certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Colleen’s practice involves representing clients throughout the cybersecurity lifecycle, from incident preparedness through incident response, including creating and executing data breach response plans, obtaining cybersecurity insurance, and implementing cybersecurity training. Further, she advises clients in connection with their legal and regulatory data privacy compliance and has extensive experience drafting and negotiating SaaS and PaaS agreements, product development and licensing agreements, and other complex commercial contracts. Additionally, Colleen supports the Firm’s M&A team in reviewing critical data privacy provisions in relation to mid-size and large transactions.

Collen’s clients include security firms, data brokers, and compliance, real estate, and insurance firms, among others, and her experience traverses technology, healthcare, transportation, real estate and other verticals.

Colleen has held numerous positions prior to joining Tannenbaum Helpern, including Director for Cybersecurity Policy at the National Security Council (NSC), Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and Assistant U.S. Attorney, National Security Unit for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Colleen was previously a Founding Partner at Fractional GCs PLLC, which provides general counsel services to major and emerging companies, and she is presently an Adjunct Associate Professor of IT, Cybersecurity and the Public Sector at The LBJ School of Public Affairs in Austin, Texas. Colleen also serves as Corporate Secretary and Board Member of Peregrine Holdings Limited Co.

Columbia Law School (J.D.)

  • Honors: cum laude
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (for superior academic achievement)
  • Columbia Law Review (Articles Editor)
  • Negotiation Workshop (Teaching Assistant)
  • National Security and Law Society (President)
  • Latino/Latina Law Students Association (Vice President)

Naval Postgraduate School (M.A.)

  • Honors: with distinction

Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service (B.A.)

  • Honors: cum laude
  • The Georgetown Independent (Staff Writer and Assistant Editor)
  • The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Section Editor and Business Assistant)
  • Dean’s List and Spanish Honors Society
  • Certificate in Latin American Studies
  • Fractional GCs PLLC
  • Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, National Security Unit
  • U.S. Department of Justice, National Security Division
  • White House National Security Council, Cybersecurity Directorate
  • Austin Bar Association, Data Privacy Section
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Austin Chapter
  • State of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia

  • ATF Award, Issued by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Public Service Award, Issued by U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia

Colleen García is Of Counsel with Tannenbaum Helpern’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice. Colleen advises clients in connection with cyber security incident preparedness and response, advising on legal and regulatory data privacy compliance, drafting and negotiating technology products and services agreements, and drafting and revising privacy policies and terms of use. Colleen is CIPP/US certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Colleen’s practice involves representing clients throughout the cybersecurity lifecycle, from incident preparedness through incident response, including creating and executing data breach response plans, obtaining cybersecurity insurance, and implementing cybersecurity training. Further, she advises clients in connection with their legal and regulatory data privacy compliance and has extensive experience drafting and negotiating SaaS and PaaS agreements, product development and licensing agreements, and other complex commercial contracts. Additionally, Colleen supports the Firm’s M&A team in reviewing critical data privacy provisions in relation to mid-size and large transactions.

Collen’s clients include security firms, data brokers, and compliance, real estate, and insurance firms, among others, and her experience traverses technology, healthcare, transportation, real estate and other verticals.

Colleen has held numerous positions prior to joining Tannenbaum Helpern, including Director for Cybersecurity Policy at the National Security Council (NSC), Attorney Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and Assistant U.S. Attorney, National Security Unit for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Colleen was previously a Founding Partner at Fractional GCs PLLC, which provides general counsel services to major and emerging companies, and she is presently an Adjunct Associate Professor of IT, Cybersecurity and the Public Sector at The LBJ School of Public Affairs in Austin, Texas. Colleen also serves as Corporate Secretary and Board Member of Peregrine Holdings Limited Co.

Columbia Law School (J.D.)

  • Honors: cum laude
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (for superior academic achievement)
  • Columbia Law Review (Articles Editor)
  • Negotiation Workshop (Teaching Assistant)
  • National Security and Law Society (President)
  • Latino/Latina Law Students Association (Vice President)

Naval Postgraduate School (M.A.)

  • Honors: with distinction

Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service (B.A.)

  • Honors: cum laude
  • The Georgetown Independent (Staff Writer and Assistant Editor)
  • The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Section Editor and Business Assistant)
  • Dean’s List and Spanish Honors Society
  • Certificate in Latin American Studies
  • Fractional GCs PLLC
  • Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, National Security Unit
  • U.S. Department of Justice, National Security Division
  • White House National Security Council, Cybersecurity Directorate
  • Austin Bar Association, Data Privacy Section
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Austin Chapter
  • State of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia

  • ATF Award, Issued by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Public Service Award, Issued by U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia
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